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New Study Finds Brain Damage in Living Ex-NFL Players – Concussion Watch - FRONTLINE

New Study Finds Brain Damage in Living Ex-NFL Players – Concussion Watch - FRONTLINE | Concussions in Sports | Scoop.it
It's the first time researchers have identified signs of the crippling brain disease known as Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE, in living patients.

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As Suicides, Brain Injuries Mount, Safety of Football Questioned, from NFL to ... - Democracy Now

As Suicides, Brain Injuries Mount, Safety of Football Questioned, from NFL to ... - Democracy Now | Concussions in Sports | Scoop.it
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Ohio passes youth sports concussion law - Akron Legal News

Ohio passes youth sports concussion law Akron Legal News The new law comes in the midst of increased public awareness of the effect of concussions on athletes—for example, the suicide death of professional football player Junior Seau, which was...
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Taking a proactive approach to concussions in sport - Brantnews.com

Taking a proactive approach to concussions in sport - Brantnews.com | Concussions in Sports | Scoop.it
“Especially in the high-risk sports like football, soccer, hockey, rugby, boxing, wrestling and lacrosse. Athletes should definitely be coming in for an ImPACT test after any head injury.” The exact mechanisms of a concussion's ...
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Concussion Test - Easy Baseline Test With King-Devick | The ...

Concussion Test - Easy Baseline Test With King-Devick | The ... | Concussions in Sports | Scoop.it
Even with billions of dollars and the best neuro specialists in the world, football, hockey and other major contact sports organizations have all struggled with the continuing speed of the game and the ensuing head trauma that ...
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Students face the repercussions of concussions : The Southerner

Students face the repercussions of concussions : The Southerner | Concussions in Sports | Scoop.it
Filed under Sports. Last year, sophomore Maggie Fisher was a freshman on the Nova Girls varsity hockey team. She was also a goalie for a highly competitive premier level soccer team.
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More kids heading to ERs with concussions - abc13.com

More kids heading to ERs with concussions - abc13.com | Concussions in Sports | Scoop.it
abc13.comMore kids heading to ERs with concussionsabc13.comHOUSTON (KTRK) -- The NFL is taking a closer look at head injuries and concussions. They can happen in all sports. NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

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Football helmet sensor sends concussion warnings to your iPhone

Football helmet sensor sends concussion warnings to your iPhone | Concussions in Sports | Scoop.it
... NFL right now. Over 160 players went down with head injuries this past season, and research is showing more and more links between concussions and long-term brain damage, depression and even violence.
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Of course there is an app for it..Concussion app worth the bucks

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NFL Concussions Require Long-Term Care

NFL Concussions Require Long-Term Care | Concussions in Sports | Scoop.it
The National Football League is facing lawsuits by 4000 former players who allege the organizations failed to protect them from the long-term consequences of concussions. ... Home > Culture > Sports Science > News Articles ...
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Working Bodies: NBA head injuries - ESPN (blog)

Working Bodies: NBA head injuries - ESPN (blog) | Concussions in Sports | Scoop.it
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Even so, the league has been proactive, having contracted with respected University of Michigan neurologist Dr.
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The McGill Daily » Invisible scars

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Brain-related sports injuries linked to dementia and depression. Written by Jassi Pannu ... severe brain trauma.
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Football helmet joins fight vs. head injuries - Boston Globe

Football helmet joins fight vs. head injuries - Boston Globe | Concussions in Sports | Scoop.it
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Vin Ferrara's first brush with concussions was in the seventh grade, when a head injury ended his season in youth football.
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